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2022 UT RTF Longhorn Denius Student Film Showcase at SXSW

March 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm CDT

The Department of Radio-Television-Film (UT RTF) is thrilled to announce that a screening of the 2022 UT RTF Longhorn Denius Student Film Showcase will be held in person, and after the past two years of pandemic-related disruptions, will be featured again as part of the SXSW Film Festival community programming.

These fiction and documentary shorts, which were completed under the extraordinary challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, represent some of this past year’s best student work.

The public is invited to join us for the SXSW Community Screening on Sunday evening, March 13, at 8 pm at AFS Cinema. Learn more about RTF at SXSW 2022 events.

2022 PROGRAM

Charette Still Image

CHARETTE

Directed by Sara Pinar Onder

Ada, an architecture student, finds herself in the tiny model house she is building for her thesis project. In her dream, Ada travels through past and surreal memories of a life she left behind and reconciles with her adult life, the aging process, and her sense of family, memory, self-identity, and self-realization.

13:30 • Surrealist Drama


A Stray Calf

A STRAY CALF

Directed by Sebastian Valdivieso

Buck, an aging Texas rancher, grapples with the future of his farm while trying to care for a wayward calf.

13:00 • Drama


Susannah Joffe music video for BACKSEAT

SUSANNAH JOFFE – “BACKSEAT”

Directed by Susannah Joffe & Jackson Ingraham

Official music video for local Austin artist Susannah Joffe.

3:41 • Music Video


Bahaar

BAAHAR

Directed by Prakshi Malik

Disaster brews when Seher gets accepted to a boarding school—a dream come true—on the evening of a big family dinner.

13:34 • Drama


Favorite Daughter

FAVORITE DAUGHTER

Directed by Dana Reilly

The filmmaker’s grandmother (Sylvia Weinstock) and mother (Janet Isa) share intimate reflections while sheltering in place together in a lower Manhattan apartment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

18:30 • Documentary


TOYAH

TOYAH

Directed by Marcelo De Stefano

Viewed through a modern gaze (9:16 aspect-ratio) and accompanied by a hypnotic jazz track, the people of Toyah, Texas, air their concerns about small-town life in the endangered and diverse Chihuahuan desert.

2:59 • Documentary


Comadre

COMADRE

Directed by Nicole Chi

Marielitos, a Mexican immigrant nanny, struggles with the last days of her current nanny job while trying to find a new one.

18:40 • Drama


alpenglow

ALPENGLOW

Directed by Austin Leih

When an act of radical environmental protest results in tragedy, a once-headstrong activist must choose either a future for her son or a life with him.

22:49 • Drama


PAID MODELING GIG still photo

Directed by Matt Lennon

A broke college student finds a modeling gig online to help her make ends meet: an all-expenses-paid trip, a dream beach photoshoot, and a big paycheck. It’s almost too good to be true…

19:56 • Horror


Moving Together excerpt

MOVING TOGETHER (excerpt)

Directed by Maggie M. Bailey

In this excerpt from the feature documentary “Moving Together,” Michelle N. Gibson, New Orleans native and Jazz Funeral Grand Marshal, shares the culture and tradition of Second Line. Through this celebration of life, we experience the healing power of community that New Orleans music and dance bring forth.

“Moving Together” explores the relationship between music and dance, musicians and dancers through three different lenses: Modern, Flamenco, and Second Line.

14:06 • Documentary


At the heart of the dynamic Austin film scene, UT RTF is the incubator of many of today’s most innovative independent and commercial media makers. Part cutting-edge film school, part world-class media studies program, we equip our students to master the evolving 21st-century media landscape through a synergistic blend of production fundamentals, hands-on learning, and critical studies in digital media, immersive storytelling, media industries, and global media history, culture, and criticism.

THE SHOWCASE EXISTS THANKS TO THE SUPPORT OF:
Beth and Wofford Denius and the Cain Foundation, Paul Stekler, Moody College of Communication, The University of Texas at Austin.

Details

Date:
March 13
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm CDT
Event Category:
Location:
AFS Cinema, 6259 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, 78752 United States
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https://rtf.utexas.edu/news/2022-ut-rtf-longhorn-denius-student-film-showcase-sxsw

Venue

AFS Cinema
6259 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, 78752 United States
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Organizer

Department of Radio-Television-Film
Phone:
512-471-6617
Email:
ewakeman@austin.utexas.edu

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Target Audience
Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students, General Public
Tags
Career Center, Center for Media and Entertainment Industries, Creative, Department of Radio-Television-Film, Digital Media, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Film, Latino Media Arts and Studies Program, Media, Moody College, Storytelling, UT in New York Program, UT in Los Angeles Program

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